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Egypt under Emergency Law

Egypt under Emergency Law

Pharaoh Mubarak, resting himself on the emergency law, says: “No, not enough.”
The Egyptian people, oppressed by the burden of the emergency law,” says: “Enough.”

Fahd Bahady is a Syrian cartoonist.  This cartoon was published in his blog on 4 July 2010; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes.  The text above is an interpretation of the cartoon by Yoshie Furuhashi.  Egypt has been under the emergency law since 1967 (except an 18-month period in 1980-1981).  The state of emergency in Egypt was extended in May this year

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